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Apr 27, 2006 - Bridge Over the River Kwai (Kanchanaburi, Thailand)

Sitting in the gardens of the Jolly Frog Guesthouse under the shade of a tree facing the River Kwai just about a kilometer away from the bridge made famous by the David Lean movie, Bridge Over the River Kwai, we are enjoying the serenity that was so elusive in Bangkok. The river over which the famous bridge spans was actually called the Maeluang River. The bridge is situated near the point where the Maeluang River and Kwae Noi River converge. For whatever reason, makers of the movie chose to depict the bridge as spanning the River Kwae Noi...

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